I had no idea I was holding my breath until I got a message from a reliable source saying my son passed his PT test. My son, my youngest child who graduated from high school this year, is currently in basic training for the Louisiana Army National Guard. He is scheduled to graduate on Thursday, November 30, 2017.
After a successful trial run using touchscreen phones and tablets in combat, U.S. Army officials say they may begin equipping service members with the devices later this year. It would be used to complement tactical radios and other existing technology.
Smartphones can be used to text updates about surroundings, send GPS photos, and access maps. “When they have a problem or need to submit a repor